Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, University of Ct, Storrs, 1999
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Research Interests: Health consequences of job loss, Health economics, Research design
Primary Teaching Areas
Health Equity and Social Justice
Public Health Leadership
Friedman DF, Giunta N, Gallo WT, Fahs MC. The influence of neighborhood factors on the quality of life of older adults attending New York City senior centers: Results from the Health Indicators Project. Quality of Life Research 2012; 21:123-131.
Ayyagari P, Deb P, Fletcher J, Gallo WT, Sindelar JL. Sin taxes: Do heterogeneous responses undercut their value? Health Economics (epub ahead of print December 12, 2011).
Chung W, Giunta N, Parikh N, Fahs M, Gallo WT. Linking neighborhood characteristics to nutritional insecurity in older adults: The role of perceived safety, social cohesion, and walkability. Journal of Urban Health 2012; 89:407-418.
Schmitz, MF, Giunta N, Parikh N, Chen K, Fahs MC, Gallo WT. The association between neighborhood social cohesion and hypertension management strategies in older adults. Age and Ageing 2012; 41:388-392.
Giunta N, Morano C, Parikh N, Friedman D, Fahs MC, Gallo WT. Racial and ethnic diversity in senior centers: Comparing participant characteristics in more and less multicultural settings. Journal of Gerontological Social Work 2011 55:467-483.
Ryvicker M, Fahs MC, Gallo WT. Environmental factors associated with primary access use among urban older adults. Social Science and Medicine 2012 75:914-921.
Berchick ER, Gallo WT, Maralani V, Kasl SV. Inequality and the association between involuntary job loss and depressive symptoms. Social Science and Medicine 2012 75:1891-1894.
Friedman D, Parikh NS , Giunta N, Fahs MC , Gallo WT. The influence of neighborhood factors on the quality of life of older adults attending New York City senior centers: results from the Health Indicators Project." Qual Life Res May 21 2011.
Rossler W, Vetter S, Muller M, Gallo WT, Haker H, Kawohl W, Lupi G, Ajdacic-Gross V. Risk factors at the low end of the psychosis continuum: Much the same as at the upper end? Psychiatry Res 2011 Mar 23.
Gallo WT, Brand JE, Teng HM, Leo-Summers L, Byers AL. Differential impact of involuntary job loss on physical disability among older workers: Does predisposition matter? Research on Aging 2009; 31: 345-360.
Gallo WT, Bradley EH, Teng HM, Kasl SV. The effect of recurrent job loss on the depressive symptoms of older US workers. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 2006; 80:109-116.
BS, University of Hartford, 1987
MBA ,American Graduate School of International management, 1990
MA, University of Ct., Storrs
PhD, University of Ct, Storrs, 1999